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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Ipswich
Town
Ipswich
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945): Far East Prisoners of War
Maker
Ipswich Marble
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: November 1992
    Attended by: Unknown
  • Dedicated
    Date: 21 November 1992
    Attended by: Canon R Godfrey
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4612
Current location

South wall of church
St Matthews Church
Portman Road
Ipswich
Ipswich
Suffolk
IP1 2AX
England

OS Grid Ref: TM 15813 44732
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Engraved black slate and marble inscription in gold lettering with stylized torch in gold and red above
Inscription
1942/ TO THE MEMORY OF ALL OUR/ COMRADES WHO DIED/ AS PRISONERS OF WAR/ IN THE FAR EAST/ AND THOSE WHO HAVE/ SINCE DIED/ THIS MEMORIAL IS DEDICATED TO/ THEM BY MEMBERS OF THE/ FAR EAST PRISONERS OF WAR/ FELLOWSHIP THEIR LOVED/ ONES AND THEIR FRIENDS/ THE SPIRIT LIVES ON
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945): Far East Prisoners of War
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White, Slate
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST MATTHEW
  • Grade II*
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate
Reference
  • East Anglia Daily Times - 1 February 1992

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